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Thursday, September 3, 2009

NAEA出版の批評文(其の二):Globalization, Art, and Education

下記の黄緑色の文はそのブラブ(Blurb: 米国では本の裏表紙に宣伝文として印刷されることが多い)の本文です。実際の出版物にはこの文の中から抜粋したものが掲載されることになります。きっと。(他の章を担当されるのは、どういう方々がそれぞれの章の宣伝文を書かれているのか、今から楽しみ ^_^)

Globalization, Art, and Education

edited by Elizabeth Manley Delacruz, Alice Arnold, Ann Kuo, and Michael Parsons

Masami’s Blurb for

Section III: Global and Local Youth Cultures & Sites, and Online and On-Site School Practices with Young People

What kinds of visual culture influence global and local youth cultures? How does visual culture appear and transform the minds of youth and society?

No one doubts that youth are surrounded by visual culture: however, it does not mean that we know the mechanism of this cultural phenomenon. Our world, especially for young people, is no longer simple, but increasingly complex. The goings on of the youth world are invisible to most people, hidden beneath the many layers of the cyber world.

Delacruz introduces the third section of this book, which draws closer attention to global and local youth cultures and sites, and to the online and on-site educational practices of young people in different parts of the world. This chapter is indeed an informative showcase of diverse cultures from West to East based on research drawn from more than 20 countries. Ten authors, from graduate students to senior professors, from different cultures discuss questions and show examples of educational practices from their own cultural points of view of what is globalization in the youth world. Section III is definitely valuable and timely for today’s students, educators, and researchers to understand the global phenomenon of visual pop-culture and its implications for art education. This section is also a great communicative tool for us to predict the near future of global youth culture and society. —Masami Toku, Founder & Director, Shojo Manga Project, Professor of Art Education, California State University, Chico


Section III: Global and Local Youth Cultures & Sites, and Online and On-Site School Practices with Young People

1. The Global and the Local: The Hybridity of Children’s Culture, by Christine Marmé Thompson

2. Creating Parallel Global Cultures: The Art-Making of Fans in Fandom Communities, by Marjorie Cohee Manifold

3. Glocal New Femininity in Mediascape: Korean Teenage Girls’ Popular Cultural Practices, by Michelle S. Bae

4. Art Education and Cybermedia Spectacles in the Age of Globalization, by Sheng Kuan Chung

5. Facilitating Intercultural Competencies in Cyberspace, by Nancy S. Parks

6. Beyond Visual Literacy Competencies: Teaching and Learning Art with Technology in the Global Age, by Ching-Chiu Lin

7. Embracing a Predicament?: Folk, Applied, Avant-Garde, and Singapore School Art, by Koon Hwee Kan

8. Globalization and Art Education in South Korea: Changes and Complexity of Art Curriculum Research and Practice, by Jae Young Lee

9. A Social Constructivist Study of Metaphoric Portrait Drawings and Identity in a Barcelona Secondary School, by Mary Stokrocki, with Fernando Hernández, Magali Kivatinetz, Eneritz López, and Jordi Macián

10. The Kids’ Guernica Peace Mural Project: A Paradigm for Global Art Education, by Tom Anderson